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Blogs Visit Disney Nooks and Crannies in 'The Vault of Walt'

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, December 22, 2010 at 2:20pm

“Think of this book as a Disney History companion filling in some of those nooks and crannies that may only be mentioned in a brief sentence or two, if at all, in other Disney history books. These chapters truly are the forgotten but fascinating Disney stories.” Through the compilation of the wide array of articles that he has written through the years, Korkis presents a work that provides his readers with little known histories and stories about Walt Disney and the empire that he created.

Headline News ToonSeum Goes Looney Over Author Visit

Few cartoons have been able to capture the attention of multiple generations like the Looney Tunes. As Ruth Clampett, daughter of Looney Tunes animation director Bob Clampett, points out in her foreword to THE LOONEY TUNES TREASURY (Running Press; Publication month: October 2010; $45.00), "Looney Tunes are the animated family we grew up with."

Blogs Frenzer Foreman Animation Forum (podcast) x 20

Special Guest: Ottawa International Animation Festival - Part 1. Full laurels, keys to capitals, and banks of international accolades might weigh down other comedy podcast journaltarians of animation, but never for the lion-hearted, docu-brave, master news-making martyrs (and hyperbolically humble) Joel Frenzer and Alan Foreman. Join them as they interview animation's brightest and best about books, inappropriate cartoons, competing podcasts, pirates, and pumpkins - live from North America's largest festival of international animation in Ottawa, ON in 2010 at the Ottawa International Animation Festival 2010.

Blogs RED FOG: Will Consumer Based Backing Go Viral?

In Williams’ graphic novel, RED FOG, the zombie poster boy is Martin Bormann the real life, circa 1945, Nazi official who had absolute power over access to Hitler by controlling Hitler’s finances, paperwork, and appointments. Bormann disappeared in May of 1945 during the Third Reich’s last stand.

Headline News Comic-Con to Stay in San Diego

Comic-Con International: San Diego, the largest comics convention of its kind in the world, today announced it will be staying in San Diego for the foreseeable future.

Headline News 50% Off All 3DATS Books and 100% of Sales Donated to an Amazing Charity

Today, Sept 13th, 3DATS (with the help of CGarchitect) has just launched a charitable promotion whereby for 30 days we are selling all our 3D graphics books currently in print for 50% off and donating 100% of sales to an amazing charity called "Soldiers to the Summit".

Headline News Penelope Picked Up For Publishing Program

By Rick DeMott | Wednesday, September 8, 2010 at 10:13am

4Kids Entertainment International has signed an agreement with top publisher Redan that will see pre-school character Penelope appear in two popular bi-weekly magazines - ‘Fun to Learn Friends’ and ‘Fun to Learn Favourites’ – in the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Headline News The Smurfs Get Graphic Novel Series

The Smurfs, the beloved cartoon characters who shot to fame in North America in the ‘80s, return in this new graphic novel series from Papercutz, publisher of the popular Bionicle, Classics Illustrated, Disney Fairies, Geronimo Stilton, Hardy Boys, Nancy Drew, and Tales from the Crypt.

Headline News VES Announces Release of The VES Handbook Of Visual Effects

The Visual Effects Society (VES) is proud to announce that The VES Handbook of Visual Effects is now available to everyone who wants to learn or needs to know about the art and science of visual effects.

Headline News New Gene Deitch Essay "Animators Belong To The Ages. Where We Fit In" Arrives Online

Famed Oscar-winning animation director, graphic artist, cartoonist and creative force Gene Deitch has once again updated his online book “How To Succeed In Animation” with a brand new essay that captures his feelings on the role of the animation director in any animated project.

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